CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT (DAYS, PER DIEM)

    University of Washington
    Seattle, WA
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine and Airlift Northwest. UW Medicine - Northwest is a full-service, non-profit community hospital, offering comprehensive medical, surgical and therapeutic services. With 281 beds, more than 1900 employees and a world-class medical staff, we provide innovative, technologically advanced care on a patient-friendly, easy-access campus just north of Seattle. We're proud of the acclaim we've received for our excellence in patient care and safety. Among the local, regional and national recognition we've received are: The Distinguished Hospital for Clinical Excellence Award; The Emergency Medicine Excellence Award; The Stroke Care Excellence Award; Winner of the HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety for the last three years in a row, we're also one of the safest places to get care - among the top 5% in the country.

    UW Medical Center - Northwest has an outstanding opportunity for a DAYS, PART-TIME, ON-CALL, CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANT. The Certified Nursing Assistant assists licensed nurses (or their designees) by performing tasks involving patient care, treatment, and maintenance of the nursing unit.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Provides basic patient care consistent with nursing unit standards and procedures, plans and schedules assigned patient care activities to maximize efficiency and quality of care
  • Provides functional assistance to patients including dressing, undressing, toileting, eating, bathing, oral care, and hygiene, and supports plan for nutrition and hydration
  • Answers patient call lights promptly; responds appropriately to patient's needs and/or alerts/refers to other unit staff members
  • Observes, reports, and records observations, reactions, and progress of patients related to the care provided
  • Supports plan of care related to cultural, spiritual and emotional needs of the patients and reports observations to nurse
  • Lifts, positions, ambulates and transfers patients as necessary, using safe-lifting techniques and tools, ensures safety of the patient in the environment
  • Demonstrates knowledge and appropriate use of infection control plans, and proper storage of chemicals

    REQUIREMENTS:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Satisfactory completion of an approved Certified Nursing Assistant training program and certification
    DESIRED:
  • One year of patient care experience preferred
  • Committed to attracting and retaining a diverse staff, the University of Washington will honor your experiences, perspectives and unique identity. Together, our community strives to create and maintain working and learning environments that are inclusive, equitable and welcoming.

    The University of Washington is a leader in environmental stewardship & sustainability, and committed to becoming climate neutral.

    The University of Washington is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Disability Services Office at 206-543-6450 / 206-543-6452 (tty) or dso@uw.edu.

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    Posting ID: 552776489Posted: 2020-05-21